AirAsia India commenced Bhubaneswar to Pune direct flight operation from Biju Patnaik International Airport (BPIA) in Bhubaneswar on Sunday.
Tata Sons will increase its stake in budget carrier AirAsia India (AAI) to 83.67 per cent by acquiring an additional 32.67 per cent for USD 37.66 million from AirAsia Investment Ltd (AAIL), according to a regulatory filing.
Budget carrier AirAsia India plans to add three more Airbus A320 neo planes by June next year as part of its fleet and network expansion.
Low-cost airline AirAsia India on Wednesday announced expansion of its network with launch of daily flight services on Goa-Hyderabad route from November 18.
Budget carrier AirAsia India on Wednesday launched flights on six new routes, connecting Chennai with Ahmedabad, Goa, Mumbai and Visakhapatnam, Mumbai with Goa, and Jaipur with Kolkata as it expects an increase in demand during the festive season.
The airline said the Mumbai-Guwahati flight will operate three times a week while the flight on the Mumbai-Srinagar route will operate four times a week.
AirAsia India on Friday said it has partnered with Avis India to offer its flyers discounted car rental services. "AirAsia India has partnered with Avis India to offer guests discounted car rental services, and other benefits such as complimentary upgrades in India and internationally.
On the eve of the Independence Day, the airline said the travellers can submit their details online between August 15 and August 21 to avail the offer.
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Tuesday suspended Captain Manish Uppal and Mukesh Neema over safety violations by Air Asia. Uppal was the Head of Operations in Air Asia while Neema was Chief of Flight safety with the airline.
Mumbai-bound Air Asia flight (i5-632) aborted take-off at Ranchi Airport due to a bird-hit today. Airport officials said all passengers are safe.
AirAsia India customers will now be able get support services through WhatsApp following the budget carrier making available its virtual assistant, AirAsia Virtual Allstar (AVA) on the Facebook-run messaging platform, a release said on Tuesday.
Gaurav Taneja, an AirAsia India pilot, has alleged that the low-cost airliner violated safety norms. The pilot also runs a popular YouTube channel called 'Flying Beast'.
AirAsia India has slashed the salary of its pilots by an average 40 per cent for May and June, an airline source said.
All passengers who want refund instead of credit shell would be refunded. Currently, AirAsia has done specifically with EaseMyTrip.com and we have refunded money to customers in their bank account, even though we were getting money from AirAsia in our ticketing wallet.
An Air Asia flight from Jaipur to Hyderabad made full emergency landing at Hyderabad airport today due to fuel issues in the aircraft. Total 70 passengers on-board.
All domestic and international commercial passenger flight operations have been suspended during the lockdown, which was initially imposed from March 25 to April 14 and thereafter extended till May 3.
AirAsia is the latest to join the other domestic airlines such as IndiGo, SpiceJet and Vistara, who have already taken similar measures to cut fixed cost amid grounding of their fleet.